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a simple scratch may have killed a man. urooj khan moved to chicago from india in the late 1980s, and became an american success, eventually owning a string of dry cleaners and real estate, settling into this house on the city's far north side with his wife and teenage daughter. by all accounts, he was a hard working, well liked man. with just one weakness. he loved those scratch-off lottery tickets. >> he was heavy on that, you know. there was a time that he would buy a whole box, 30 tickets, that's $600. >> he would win, sometimes hundreds, even thousands. then last june, he bought two tickets and scratched off a fortune. >> the second one was the lucky one. >> reporter: and what did he win? >> a million dollars. a whole million. >> he was all smiles in this illinois lottery picture. friends say he was excited about the good he could do with all that money. but a month later, instead of living on easy street, he was dead in the rose hill cemetery. on the evening on july 20th, his wife said she made dinner at home, and he went to bed less than an hour later. she said she was awa
if it was relative to the case. that is part of any forensic autopsy. >> reporter: khan's window is a 32-year-old and now inside here running the family business. i asked her for an interview but she said she was not ready to talk. she said she and her husband were very much in love, she misses him beyond words and supports the exhumation of his body, hoping it will reveal the truth. but probate court documents suggest all is not so well between khan's widow and his siblings. they paint a picture of of a family deeply divide over control of khan's estate, especially his lottery wings, after taxes came to about $450,000. today no arrests have been made in khan's murder but this khan's neighborhood, rumors spread and fingers point as a deadly duo as old as time may have struck once more on chicago's north side greed and poison. >> that if it was truly murder, that's sad, that get to the point where we, i believe when they say money is the root of all evil, it is true. >> by the way that exhumation is expected to take place on thursday. >>> a well-known immigration activist fights out against he
on the caller's information, lab technicians retested khan's blood and discovered an old killer. >> when it came back in late november, it was definitely in the lethal range for cyanide in the blood. >> i called up science journalist debra blum, author of "the poisoner's handbook." she said cyanide is a horrible way to go. and screaming part of it. >> they'll talk about the classic death scream. almost an involuntary contraction of your dying muscles. >> it's almost a trademark of cyanide? >> it absolutely is. >> how did the poison get into khan, and who could have been responsible? the answers may rest in khan's stomach. it's one reason the medical examiner wants his body exhumed. one of the things you would clearly focus on is what was the last meal or the last food consumed. would that be of interest? >> any autopsy looks at the gastric contents. in some cases we analyze if it's relevant to the case. in this case, we would be looking at the gastric content, but that's part of any forensic autopsy. >> khan's widow is 32 years old and she's now inside running the family business. i asked her fo
in june. it was supposed to have been the start of better times for 46-year-old urooj khan for his wife and daughter. he won a $1 million jackpot in chicago and hoped to pay off his had bills, invest in his drycleaning business and donate money to st. jude's research hospital. >> he was speechless and just like running around and not knowing what to do, jaking hands. >> reporter: in july, just as his one-time payment of $424,000 was mailed out, khan died suddenly. that evening, he had gone home, ate dinner, and went to bed. according to a police document obtained by the chicago tribune. it reports his family heard him screaming, took him to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. at that time, his death was determined to be from natural causes a few days later the medical examiner says a relative of khan called to suggest there may be more to the story. more tests were done and sign need was found in his blood. >> once we found that it was qualatatively present, clearly that raises flags because it shouldn't be raised at all. once that was in the mix, i wasn't that surprised that event
. >> urooj khan was feeling lucky after winning a million dollars last june. >> i donated to churches and everything. >> reporter: less than a month, khan, who was 46 years old, died. at time the medical examiner ruled he died of natural causes. >> very healthy. very hardworking person. >> reporter: but relatives raised suspicions and authorities discovered he was poisoned with cyanide. >> he went from work straight home. >> reporter: no suspects have been named. khan's siblings are in a legal battle with his widow over his lottery winnings. in probate court documents, khan's brother says he wants to ensure that khan's daughter, from a prior marriage, receives her proper share. nbc news talked to khan's widow at his dry cleaning business. she would not go on camera but says she still can't believe someone would want to harm him. he was such a nice person, no one would dare do that. authorities now want to exhume khan's body. kevin tibbles, nbc news, chicago. >>> now for a look at what's trending today, a quick look at what has you talking online. who wants to host a game show? meredit
urooj khan's body, hoping to get some answers from the grave. this morning, the mystery over who may have poisoned urooj khan is growing deeper. his widow, still working at the couple's dry cleaning business, declined to speak to abc news. on camera about the investigation. police are not calling her a suspect. but her attorney says investigators questioned her for more than four hours and filed a warrant to search the couple's home. >> absolutely, positively, she had nothing to do with her husband's death. >> reporter: khan won a million-dollar lottery jackpot in july. after picking up his check, his wife says he came home. they ate a traditional indian dinner and went to bed before he cashed the check. after a concerned family member demanded more tests, authorities found a lethal amount of cyanide in his blood, turning the case into a homicide investigation. >> if you think about someone who's drowning, if they don't have oxygen in their brain for four minutes. >> reporter: abc news has learned that khan did not have a will. and his widow is in a legal fight with his siblings for
donate in a lot of churches and everything. >> reporter: less than a month later, khan died, shortly after he received his winnings. >> he's a healthy person. i can't even believe. >> that night, khan's sister woke up to a phone call. >> screaming on the phone. i couldn't understand what was going on. i couldn't understand, and the call was from his number. >> khan was found dead, initially determined to be from natural causes, but his family asked authorities to investigate further. >> if new information comes to light, we do revisit cases and reopen them. >> investigators say the new cause of death, homicide by cyanide poisoning. >> it's a very lethal drug. it's a chemical poison. it is basically a biochemical level. so a little bit does go a long way with it. >> khan's family is suspicious behind the motive for his murder. >> he didn't die naturally. something happened to him. >> in probate court documents, khan's brother says he wants to insure khan's daughter from another marriage received her properly share of lottery winnings. >> his wife would not talk to us on camera but sai
won the lottery. urooj khan died last july, one day after he received his big check for winning a million dollars scratch-off ticket and now his brother claims at that khan's wife not only tried to cash that check immediately, but that she isn't legally his wife. now, that would change things and khan's son seems to be siding with his uncle. trace gallagher, that's interesting, because he didn't have a will. without a will the estate would have been split between the wife and the daughter i think he has and-- >> yes. >> megyn: but if she's not legally the wife she would not have gotten anything. >> reporter: yeah, wouldn't get half the money and the money right now is held in trust until they can figure this whole thing out, but the family really at war with the widow, if, as you say in fact, she really is the widow. the brother of urooj khan who died, of course, after collecting on his million dollar lotto ticket says that about four or five different times, the days after his death, the wife was feverishly going around trying to cash this check, she failed to cash it and the
that her husband, the man you see there, urooj khan, died of cyanide poisoning. she says he had no enemies. investigators plan to exhume khan's body to learn exactly how he was poisoned. >>> and a troubling, new study finds that even drinking soda, even diet soda, can increase your risk of becoming depressed. reer is eveners found that people that drink four or more cups of sweetened beverage per day, had a 30% higher risk of becoming depressed. doctors admit more research is needed. and they also found that coffee actually lowered the risk for depression. >>> and this morning, "the wall street journal" reports that apple is thinking about selling a less-expensive iphone, featuring a plastic case and older components. pending a final decision, this could hit the market by year's end. should be interesting. >>> imagine walking into school, minding your own business. you walk into class. and you see that fella. or -- no. that's a fella. that deer, crashing through the window, just before class began at a junior high in ohio. no one was hurt. just wanted to learn. and rather fitting because t
before cashing his winning check. "the chicago tribune" reports that urooj khan's in-laws had run into deep money troubles, including unpaid taxes. and court documents show that khan's widow is now battling with his siblings over control of his estate, which includes about $500,000 in prize money. >>> finally, a rather frightening encounter at a ski resort in vermont. you can see a skier turned runner, running for his life, or so he thought, as a moose got a little too close for comfort. the moose was loose, lara. the moose remains on the loose. the moose decided he wanted none of this encounter. he turned uphill. >> oh, wow. >> the man did say, rightfully, he saw his life flashing before his eyes, as he was running. >> big moose. >> i don't blame him. i do not blame him at all. on the loose, that moose. >> thank you so much, josh. >>> all right, everybody. let's get some "pop news." shall we? let's talk oscars. bradley cooper, nominated for best actor for his amazing performance in "silver linings playbook." we know that all the ladies love bradley. here's another reason to. he's
the mysterious death of a lottery winner who died before he could collect winnings. mr. khan was killed in july. cyanide poisoning can be difficult to detect a it could be found in a variety of industrial settings. >> if you are going to try to commit the perfect murder this is a good way to do it. if you worked in a metal processing plant, electroplating, worked in a plant where they work with insecticides. >> medical examiners first determined that khan died of natural causes but took another look after a relative called days after his death. refer. >> zorb are speaking out about the death of a rider in russia. this youtube video shows what happened. two rolled down a mountain, off a cliff. a 27-year-old machine died. zor zorb's inventor is distressed. >>> richard blanco will be the inaugural poet. he is the youngest poet ever to receive the honor and the first la teeno. headliners include beyonce, kelly clarkson, james taylor. >> you will be there? >> we will be there, only because james taylor is there. 19 minutes after the hour. the fiscal cliff averted, but your tax returns will still be
if a lottery winner's body should be exhumed. urooj khan died suddenly after he won a million dollar jackpot. at first it was thought natural causes, but then cyanide was found in his system. >>> a dire warning from leon panetta about the pentagon's budget. he said the military is being forced to prepare for the worse due to the threat of severe budget cuts that are set to kick in on march 1st. this is a result of the fiscal cliff negotiations which failed to end the process known as sequestration. he said it's threatening the pentagon's ability to defend the nation. >> all told, this uncertainty, if left unresolved by the congress, will seriously harm our military readiness. >> panetta said he is being forced to curtail facility maintenance for non-critical activities, to freeze the hiring of civilians and take additional cost-cutti inting measures. >>> a report by the justice department reveals more light on the secret service escort problem last year. overall nine secret service agents implicated in dealing with prostitutes resigned or retired from the service. >>> we could learn today if
, and that is when they found a lethal dose of cyanide in khan's system. the case has been ruled a homicide, however, no arrests have been made. >>> in washington, the debate over gun control rages on. the vice president says he will give obama his recommendations on tuesday. we'll let you know what might be in those recommendations. this was the hole my waist was on. but since i've been on alli, am i on this one? nope. am i on this one? no, no, no, no, no. i am on this one. [ male announcer ] for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. simple. effective. belt-friendly. let's fight fat with alli. learn more, lose more at letsfightfat.com. your soups are so awesomely delicious my husband and i can't stop eating 'em! what's...that... on your head? can curlers! tomato basil, potato with bacon... we've got a lot of empty cans. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. we've got a lot of empty cans. officeyour business needs...k... at prices that keep you...out of the red. this week get a bonus $15 itunes gift c
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. brussels sprouts, genghis khan, donald trump, and nickel back and cockroaches as well. they did manage to beat out tim kardashian, lindsay lohan. and taxpayers should be paying for abortions? the "a-team" with cheri jacobus and hank sheinkopf joining us ne he lou: to him know the "a-team." we have a lis wiehl and cheri jacobus and hank sheinkopf. hey, let's begin with you. 77% of the people. we have all of this initiative for gun control and 77% of the folks say washington dc is hurting the nation. one of the world is going on here? >> they are not happy with the president or congress and they don't know what to do about it. they are very unhappy. >> we are getting less, they are getting more. they have health insurance, health care, everyone else is paying and they are going to get more. >> is staggering. nothing has improved in the federal government. they're not more efficient or productive, yet the president stands up with a sanctimonious tone he wants everyone to pay more taxes. and he immediately hits everybody with 2% taxes, including the national liberal media who doesn't say a
on this crazy story. poisoned with cyanide after wisconsining the lottery. now the body of khan will be exhumed to reexpect what caused his death and rule out if anything else may have contributed to it. generally one cyanide tablet will do it. his death was initially ruled a result of natural causes but further toxicology exams showed otherwise. police have not announced any suspects in his wife. and his wife has denied involvement. the autopsy will be completed by the end of the week. terrifying ride for passengers on board a commuter bus in seattle after a strange popping noise sent everyone running off. moments later, the bus burst into flames. no one was hurt. the police say that that is thanks in part to the driver quickly getting everyone off and away from the bus. the cause of this is still under investigation. but investigators say frozen brakes overheated could be to blame. >> well, after years of lies and coverup. lance armstrong may be finally ready to admit to doping. the former seven time tour de france winner will open up to oprah winfrey on interview taped on monday. this is acc
, you can. you can just sign up for one, and it's free. >> reporter: math teacher salman khan started providing free online classes in 2010 out of his house, arguing that new approaches to teaching were needed. he inspired stanford professor sebastian thrun and colleague peter novick to put a course on artificial intelligence online just last year. >> and to our surprise 160,000 students signed up. we managed to graduate 23,000 students at stanford graduate- level quality in a specialized subject area called artificial intelligence, which means peter and i taught more students than all the professors in the world combined in the same subject area. >> reporter: were you amazed by this, or did you expect it? >> i was blown away, and it changed my life. >> reporter: after that success, thrun founded udacity, a fast- growing startup in palo alto, financed with venture capital money, offering classes in science, technology, engineering, and math. universities came on board, hoping to reach more students than they previously could, and to improve instruction both on and off campus using onl
after us? i had an interview with khan who is running for president of pakistan. he said yeah, there are 100 people, maybe 150 in the tribal areas who are doing terrible things. but the united states has now created a million people who hate them because the drones are killing their family members, their tribal members. there was a 16-year-old boy, ed, who came to islamabad. he participated in a public event. two days later a cia drone killed him. well, if he was so bad, why was he at a public event, and why didn't they send somebody to pick him up, put him in jail, and try him? >> this sounds so unlike the moral high ground that president obama talked about. and he, of course, in that interview that we just played a moment ago, brought up the legal aspects of this. what we're doing, in your opinion, is it legal? >> no, it is not. and there is a series of questions about the legality. for the film we're interviewing many legal scholars, and there is a variety of opinions about, you know, the specific ways that we're breaking humanitarian law and international law. and even the
the case of a lottery winner who can die before he collects his money. aruj khan died in july, less than a month after he scratched off a $1 million jackpot. cyanide poisoning can be hard to find. the chemical can be found in a variety of industrial settings. >> if you are going to try to conduct the perfect murder this is a good way to do it. if you worked in a metal processing plant, electroplating, for example. or if you worked with insecticides. >> medical examiner first determined khan died of natural causes, but then took a second look after getting a call from a relative days after his death. >>> and a restaurant in north carolina cooking up controversy. it shows a taco being used as bait. it has drawn national attention after a local reporter tweeted a picture of the shirt. it sends a racist message. >> using a taco to catch a human being? >> nonetheless, the restaurant owner not apologizing. >> we pay taxes. if you are an illegal immigrant, you don't need to be here or get your job, paying your tax. we just not down for illegal immigra immigrants. >> the owner standing by the t-
cashing his winning check. the paper reports that urooj khan's in-laws had run into money troubles. court documents show that his widow has been battling with his siblings for control of his estate, which includes about $500,000 in prize money. >>> there's new hope in the battle of a deadly form of cancer in women. the pap test used to find cervical cancer, may be used to fight cancer of the uterus and ovaries. researchers are using pap tests to zero in on cancer cells. in one study, they were able to zero in 46% of the time. >>> finally, a frighteni eninen encounter at a ski resort in vermont. that skier is being chased by that moose. the moose decided he'd had enough and turned uphill, has only moos can. the skiers cannot. that skier, though, quickly became a runner. he took his skis off to get away. narrowly avoiding what would have been disaster. >> wow. >> you run into moos in the wild, it's nothing. the skier-turned-runner, his life flashed before his eyes. >> i don't blame him. amazing he was able to walk away. >> thank you. >>> let's do some "pop news," shall we? good morning to y
. after urooj khan died, his wife tried to cash in the check. >> the wife and him were alone. they have a two-story house. she was upstairs with him. nobody else was there. no other family member was not there. yasmine was downstairs and she was sleeping. >>gretchen: police questioned the wife but have not named any suspects yet. the 911 call is chilling. you're about to hear a man telling cops his wife just shot an intruder. >> she screaming at him? >> she shot him a lot. she shot him. she's shooting him. she's shooting him. she's shooting him. >>gretchen: the man was talking to police on one line. his wife was on the other. she was hiding in a crawl space with her two children. an intruder had just broken into their home in georgia. his wife shot him five times. he is alive but on a ventilator. you're not seeing things. these are human smurfs singing the blues accused of shooting a man because he refused to light a cigarette for them. this is a driver freaking out workers at a restaurant drive-thru. >> hello. oh my god! >> hello! are you serious? >> oh snap. >> oh my god! >>gretchen:
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